5 tech gifts dads want this Father’s Day
Jun13

5 tech gifts dads want this Father’s Day

  Fitbit Versa Watch, $199.95, Fitbit.com   Image from Fitbit website Fitbit, known for its fitness-tracking smartwatches, just released its newest device, the Versa. This watch is notable for its four-plus-day battery life and on-screen workout plans. It is also more like an Apple Watch than previous, more basic models, now with the ability to give quick replies to incoming texts and access certain apps. The Versa still...

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ASU and SRP develop new drone to keep canals clean
Jun06

ASU and SRP develop new drone to keep canals clean

The Salt River Project is vital to Arizona. The energy company provides the Valley with much-needed water using 131 miles of canals and 1000 miles of laterals and ditches, according to the SRP website. With this vast amount of infrastructure to monitor and take care of, it’s proven difficult to keep the canals clean. This is where Arizona State University researchers jumped in, working with the company to develop a device known as a...

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Lyft to test $200 per month subscription service in Phoenix
May29

Lyft to test $200 per month subscription service in Phoenix

Ride-sharing company and Uber rival Lyft announced earlier this month that the company will begin testing a $200 per month subscription service in Phoenix. A select group of high-frequency users will be invited to take part in the new service, with the possibility of subscriptions being offered to all users if this test run goes well. Selected users who are interested will join a waitlist and once a spot opens up they will be able to...

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Cost of living: The No. 6 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies
May14

Cost of living: The No. 6 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies

At this point, you’ve learned about the five most significant trends affecting the real estate of tech companies, labor, cost, density, flexible space, and generations. Rounding out the top six most significant impacts is cost. Trend 6: Cost of livingMarkets with the most exceptional tech job growth this cycle have also seen the highest increase in the cost of living. Many a talented tech professional will remain in the top markets,...

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Generations: The No. 5 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies
May07

Generations: The No. 5 trend impacting the real estate of tech companies

At this point, you’ve learned about the four most significant trends affecting the real estate of tech companies, labor, cost, density, and flexible space, but the list doesn’t stop there. The top five most significant impact is generations. Trend 5: Generations matterThe suburbs aren’t dead, and even though we’ve seen a lot of shift toward downtowns across the country, don’t count the suburbs out yet. As Millennials come of age, they...

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